J Ranello

Trail Reviews: 2000 points
Questions Answered: 600 points

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Off-Road Experience:
4-5 years
Off-Road Style:
Dirt Roads/Backroads
My Garage:
  • 2017 Toyota Tacoma (3" lift, 33" tires)
Denver based, heading up in elevation & hopefully towards fishing every chance I get.

My Garage (1)

2017 Toyota Tacoma

Lift Size: 3"
Tire Size: 33"
Falken Wildpeak AT3W 285/75/16 RCI Rock Sliders RCI High Clearance Rear Bumper Bilstein 6112 Front Shocks Bilstein 5160 Reservoir Rear Shocks Fab Fours Front Bumper SPC UCA's Uniden PRO520XL CB

My Trail Reviews (3)

(within last 6 months)
Kingston Peak (07/16/2021)
Conditions seemed similar to prior years, only saw two parked trucks (James Peak & mailbox) otherwise had the trail to myself on Friday evening. Smoke didn't impact view as much as I expected. Good challenge for a stock 4x4, easy going with a little lift and protection, great views close to Denver.
Rainbow Road (06/05/2021)
Roads a little bumpier than last year, two good sized puddles at the moment but no issue for most stock off-road vehicles (not sure how the Toyota sedan got through, I’d bet his floor is a bit wet). The last two drifts are still impassible, easily 6ft tall and 10+ feet long, few more warm days maybe 7-10 and you should be able to drive to damn. Lakes less than 59% ice and cutthroat are hungry
Loch Lomond (06/05/2021)
Lower gate is open. no snow up to middle gate, road condition similar to last year. Lots of snow past upper gate, should melt early July as usual. IMO the big rut isn’t as deep as last year but seemed to stretch a little longer. Lake is 95%+ ice still with weak edges, few more weeks for fishing. Bring spikes to avoid sliding and be aware an afternoon decent will likely involve post-holing